Selling a house can be an arduous task, with indoor and outdoor upgrades, listing advertisements, home staging, open houses and private showings, contract negotiations and complicated paperwork. As sellers, you need to find the right buyer, who’ll offer you the best terms, and you shouldn’t have to achieve this on your own.

For Sellers: Real Estate News and Info from the Ulster County Board of REALTORS®

Almost all home and property sellers (89%) today list with an agent, who guides them through the selling process and helps ensure their listing reaches a large number of potential buyers. Only 11% of sellers sell their home without partnering with an agent.

On this site you’ll find comprehensive real estate data analysis from the New York State Association of REALTORS®; the latest industry news for home sellers; the top reasons you should use a REALTOR®; our MLS home-listing search tool; town-by-town descriptions of life in Ulster County; and the best ways to connect directly with the Ulster County Board of REALTORS®.

Remember: It’s never been easier to find a real estate agent to guide you through the home-selling process. Google “real estate agent” and the town in which you’re selling, and contact licensed REALTORS® with experience in your area and price range.

Real Estate News

Vacation Home Sales Surges During Pandemic

June, 15 2021

Vacation Home Sales Surges During Pandemic

In 2020, vacation home sales rose by 16.4%, outpacing the 5.6% growth in total existing-home sales.

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Q&A Corner: 2021 Profile of LGBTQ Home Buyers and Sellers

June, 15 2021

Q&A Corner: Profile of LGBTQ Home Buyers and Sellers

Lisa Herceg, lead author of the report, discusses how to use the report, insights into the data, and the results she found to be most interesting.

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Renter Households Not Caught Up on Rent Need Rental Assistance

June, 11 2021

Renter Households Not Caught Up on Rent

The eviction moratorium is slated to expire on June 30, 2021, but many renters are still struggling to pay rent, and need rental assistance.

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Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, June 10, 2021

June, 10 2021

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, June 10, 2021

Mortgage rates fell to 2.96% from 2.99% the previous week. NAR forecasts mortgage rates to average 3.2% in 2021.

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Instant Reaction: Consumer Price Index, June 10, 2021

June, 10 2021

Instant Reaction: Consumer Price Index, June 10, 2021

Inflation rose more than expected in May to the fastest pace since 2008.

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Tracking Housing Construction at the Local Level: April 2021

June, 7 2021

Tracking Housing Construction at the Local Level

We are currently building 24% more homes than we typically have built in April in the last couple of decades.

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Q&A Corner: Career Choices in Real Estate: Through the Lens of Gender, Race, and Sexual Orientation

June, 7 2021

Q&A Corner: Career Choices in Real Estate

The report released in March provided insights differences in why members entered the field, skills important for the field of real estate, and more.

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Instant Reaction: Jobs, June 4, 2021

June, 4 2021

Instant Reaction: Jobs, June 4, 2021

The job market continues to make progress with 551,000 net new additions in May. We need 7 million more jobs to return to pre-pandemic conditions.
By: 
Lawrence Yun

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